Asst Prof/Basic Sciences
The Department of Neuroscience at the University of Connecticut Health Center invites highly motivated investigators addressing key questions in neurodevelopment, synaptic or cognitive dysfunction or neuroinflammation to apply for tenure-track positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank.
We welcome candidates using the most advanced techniques in mouse genetics, system neurobiology and electrophysiology. Candidates interested in deciphering disease etiology, molecular mechanisms or carrying out translational studies focused on neurodegenerative diseases, vascular dementia, neuroinflammatory disorders, or neural regeneration will complement the strengths of this department and are particularly encouraged to apply.
The University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington has established areas of research excellence in Aging, Immunology, Psychiatry, Vascular Biology, and Stroke. We are part of an interactive, collaborative neuroscience community that includes faculty in Neurology and Psychiatry as well as researchers on the Storrs campus.
The University of Connecticut is expanding its brain research initiatives and will engage researchers from multiple areas for collaborative researches. The Bioscience Connecticut initiative has expanded the University of Connecticut Health Center health care offerings and research capabilities. Researchers at the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, which is located on the University’s Health Center campus, are easily accessible for collaboration. The applicant will gain access to growing translational research programs in Connecticut and to many outstanding on-campus core facilities.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in teaching and mentoring medical and graduate students. Minimum qualifications include a PhD and/or MD. Applicants who are about to complete postdoctoral training or in a transition state will be considered for Assistant Professor. Established individuals seeking an Associate Professorship should demonstrate a history of extramural funding, excellent publications and a record of successful mentorship of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows.